Assessing Library Space: A Framework for Getting Started
Join the University Libraries Section on March 8, 2017 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (EST) for an online presentation and discussion about assessing user needs to advocate for and design learning spaces in academic libraries.
The panel of experts will discuss frameworks for assessing user space, major considerations in doing so, and their experiences assessing and redesigning library space. The presentation is intended for individuals new to assessing learning spaces in academic libraries and will have a Q&A session at the end.
Kim Duckett, Head, Research and Instructional Services, Duke University
- Kim was part of the team that created the IMLS-funded Learning Space Toolkit and has led or co-led workshops on library space assessment at the Library Assessment Conference (with Joan Lippincott of CNI) and the Texas Library Association Conference.
Mandy Shannon, Head of Instruction and Research Services, Wright State University
- Mandy is the chair of a six-person assessment team that conducted a year-long building use study and needs assessment, and presented on that process at the Library Assessment Conference.
Kelly Miller, Associate Dean for Learning & Research Services, University of Miami
- Recently oversaw a large space redesign in her library.
To register for the online program, go to this URL and click on the Register link: https://acrl.webex.com/acrl/onstage/g.php?MTID=e7d9a50161fda61064d389e2426fbe34b
This session is facilitated by the ACRL ULS Professional Development Committee. Please send all questions to Jason Martin (Jason.firstname.lastname@example.org)